Senator Robert Menendez attends a USDA Rural Development award announcement ceremony in Paulsboro, NJ. The South Jersey Port Corporation will be awarded a USDA Rural Development loan and grant totaling $4.337M for a water treatment facility that will support the development and operation of the Paulsboro Port Project in Paulsboro, NJ. The facility will server almost 2,400 local households and 100 businesses.
Senator Menendez attends and gives remarks at the groundbreaking ceremony for the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University in Camden, NJ. Rowan University and Cooper University Hospital have formed a unique partnership that will initiate the first new medical school in New Jersey in 30 years. Students in the proposed four-year allopathic program will be educated at the site of the groundbreaking, a new facility in Camden, NJ.
Senator Menendez visited and toured Campbell Soup Company’s new facilities in Camden and addressed the members of the Hispanic Network of Campbell about corporate diversity and his Corporate Diversity Survey Results.
Rallying with New Jersey building trades workers, Senator Menendez touted the job creating potential of the Access to the Region’s Core (ARC) Tunnel project. The Senator was joined by Reps. Steve Rothman (D-NJ-09) and Frank Pallone (D-NJ-06), State Senator Barbara Buono, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council President Bill Mullen to highlight the potential for thousands of construction jobs for New Jersey men and women that would be created by the ARC Tunnel project.
Senator Menendez joined East Orange Mayor Robert Bowser and other officials today to open the city’s first Senior Citizens’ Center. The facility, which will serve about 10,000 seniors and disabled adults each year, was built in part with $444,800 in federal funding secured by Senator Menendez.
Senator Robert Menendez speaks in memory of Tyler Clementi at a Garden State Equality ceremony at Rutgers University. Senator Menendez spoke on out against bullying and the need for tolerance in light of the terrible tragedy that befell Tyler Clementi.